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States to conduct combined counselling for NEET PG 2017

Last Updated - February 13, 2018

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India has released a notice directed to all the Principal Secretaries (ME) of States and the Union Territories on the subject of NEET PG 2017 Counselling.

The NEET PG Counselling is conducted for the admission to PG Courses in the registered Medical Colleges of India.

The notice refers to the discussions held on November 28, 2016 via video conference with the States and the Union Territories regarding NEET PG and the NEET PG Counselling. The discussion has made it clear that most of the States and the Union Territories have reached an amicable consensus on the method of conducting the NEET PG Counselling. They have ascertained to hold combined counselling for all PG Medical and Dental courses at the State/Union Territory level including the Private Medical/Dental colleges and Private universities of India.

Besides, considering the success of the combined NEET UG 2016 Counselling, the authority has voted conducting combined counselling as an appropriate decision. It is declared that holding combined NEET PG 2017 Counselling through such designated authorities for admission to all PG Medical & Dental Courses in all Medical and dental Colleges in all the states and Union Territories. This will also include all the Private Medical & Dental colleges, Private/Deemed Universities for the academic session 2017-18.

NEET PG 2017 Counselling

The participants of NEET PG 2017 can go through the tentative schedule of NEET PG 2017 Counselling.

Registration for NEET PG 2017 Counselling & Choice FillingThe first week of March 2017
NEET PG 2017 Seat Allotment- Round 1The second week of March 2017
NEET PG 2017 Seat Allotment- Round 2The third week of April 2017
Transfering vacant seats to State QuotaThe second week of May 2017

NEET PG 2017 Counselling procedure

Below is a summary of the NEET PG 2017 Counselling procedure:

  1. Registration: The first step is to register on the official website of MCC. Click “Candidate Login New”. They have to submit details such as- Testing ID, Application Number, Roll Number, candidates' Name, DOB, Mother’s Name.
  2. Choice Filling: Once they have registered they have to fill their preferences by clicking on “Choice Available” and choosing their preferences.
  3. Mock seat Allotment: Based on the filled choices the candidates will be informed of the probable seats that might be allocated to them.
  4. Choice Locking: Once all the choices have been finalised, the candidates should lock their choices otherwise their selections would not be considered valid.
  5. Final Seat Allotment: The candidates will be informed about the final NEET PG Seat Allotment through an allotment letter.
  6. Reporting at the Allocated centres: The candidates have to then report at the allocated centres with all the required documents for verification and final admission.

Know About NEET PG 2017 Result

NEET PG 2017 Admission categories

Through NEET PG 2017 Counselling, the candidates can claim seat under the following categories.

  • 50% All India quota Seats: The counselling under this category is primarily conducted by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) of Directorate General of Health Services, Government of India
  • State Quota Seats: The counselling under this category is conducted by the respective State authorities in accordance with their policies and regulations.
  • Admission to private medical colleges or institutes, universities or deemed universities: The NEET PG 2017 Counselling for these categories is supervised by the respective authorities of the institutes and Universities.
  • Admission to armed forces medical service institutions: The NEET PG 2017 Counselling under this category is supervised by the Directorate General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS), Ministry of Defense, Government of India
  • Admission to DNB broad speciality courses of January 2017 session: No separate DNB CET is held and the admission to DNB Board Specialty Courses is one on the basis of NEET PG. The counselling for the same is conducted by NBE.



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